Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Foundation & Friends




Rita Parkinson 

Rita Parkinson studied fine arts at the Central St Martins College of Art, London and Art History at the Courtauld Institute, London University. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from a New Zealand institution. Rita has been a freelance illustrator working over a wide field, including magazine artwork, children’s books and scientific illustration. She took up botanical art 12 years ago. She says, 'I have had a diverse artistic life. But there is a thread that runs through it all, something fundamental in my practice. It is a love of detail and natural patterning; also the challenge of achieving clarity in a story well told visually, and as always, the exploration of materials and techniques to realize the conception'.


Parkinson_Fatsia_japonica
Fatsia japonica
japonica

560 x 460 mm
watercolour
$2,500.00
SOLD

Parkinson_Carica_pubescens
Carica pubescens
mountain paw paw
560 x 460 mm
watercolour
$2,500.00
SOLD